SEO is the most important part and lifeline of any blog/website, without it a blog is considered dead, bloggers do every kind of SEO best practices to gain high SERP, practicing SEO is good but don’t over do otherwise you may lead your blog banned from Google, so to do the quick and easy best practices check out these handpicked browser extensions and toolbars specially created for SEO, in fact you should try some of them and make your blog SEO optimized.
1) Google Page Speed Insights – (Chrome, Firefox)
It is a browser extension of Google’s page speed insights service. Use this tool regularly which is one of the best tool to check website speed accurately and get instant score and recommendation on how to make it better, it measures your site speed on all the factors described in Google best practices. Maintain your score above 75 and it would be good if near about 90.
- To work on Firefox install another add-on Firebug.
2) Yslow – (Chrome, Firefox)
Yslow is also an extension developed by Yahoo!, it also measures on the basis of its own webmasters best practices, now don’t think that it’s going to be easy to score 90 here because there is lot of work to do and nice high scores can be achieved only when your carry out SEO practices such as CDN, Minify CSS and java, CSS sprites etc and following other recommendation.
3) SEO Mozbar – (Chrome, Firefox)
A very popular toolbar from SEOmoz, analyze the site page elements, attributes, link data plus lot other stuffs for optimization and connects to other SEOmoz tools.
4) SEO Doctor – (Firefox)
Really nice Firefox browser extension developed by Vladimir Prelovac, its similar to SEOmoz toolbar or I should say Xerox and an alternative, but there is something which makes its own identity. Basically points out the potential problems and display site and link structure and instant recommendations based on webmasters guidelines and updated SEO method. Once it helped me notifying when my site wasn’t indexing by Google and I immediately sort out the problem.
5) Foxy SEO Tools – (Firefox)
Ultimate tool for SEO got everything what a SEO and web analyst need and amazingly its open source toolbar available only for Firefox. Visit its homepage to know more and find out on your own how great it is.
6) SEO for Chrome
One more popular tool as the name itself determines available only as chrome extension, it analyze site indexed pages on different search engines, search backlinks, display Alexa traffic and search statistics, social stats, no. of cached pages on Google and CDN’s, on-site and domain details. There are similar tools like this but this is the best feature rich.
7) Meta SEO Inspector – (Chrome)
Inspects meta tag and every other kind of tags found in webpage, reveals all SEO oriented links, scripts and HTML report.
8) Check My Links – (Chrome)
It search broken links of a page, truly a useful handy tool when you’re away from WordPress dashboard.
9) Site Trail - (Chrome, Firefox, IE)
All-in-one tool exists as multitude browser extension to find out any domain details, include information on site profile, traffic, server, whois, DNS records and HTTP headers.
10) SEO Quake – (Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari)
Another extension, it works same as SEO for chrome, so no need for installing, if you want to then only thing to use is site diagnosis and automatic keyword density checker.
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11) KGen keyword Generator – (Firefox)
Works as sidebar in browser , scan website for keywords density, useful to check weight age and position of any keyword.
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